David, father of two, has lived his entire life at Cherry Clough Farm in Denshaw, Saddleworth. He joined the NFU as North West Regional Director from the beef and lamb arm of AHDB. He was the regional manager for AHDB Beef and Lamb responsible for the delivery of activity in the region.
David’s career began at Myerscough College in Lancashire as a lecturer in Business which developed into a project management role working in the college’s Rural Business Centre. He then worked as a regional manager for European Farming and Food Partnerships working across many sectors including horticulture, dairy and cereals.